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Tue May 5

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katiewa replied to the Tax Strategies board. 11:46 PM

Re: Rental morgage to pay off student loans

I agree that it's good for kids to work to help pay for school, but it's also important to recognize that school does seem to be more expensive than it was when I went (1976-1981). Furthermore, most scholarships won't consider you if your FAFSA [more]

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katiewa replied to the Tax Strategies board. 1:24 AM

Re: Rental morgage to pay off student loans

Not exactly a response to your question, but...

Keep in mind that, by their junior year, they could be eligible for scholarships through their college/department. Also tend to be considered for TA/lab assistant and residential adviser (RA) [more]

Tue Apr 21

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katiewa replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 10:40 PM

Re: Mysterious ceiling collapse

How long are the nails/screws? How thick is the drywall? Can you see the nail/screw holes in the joists?

Kathleen

Sun Apr 19

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katiewa posted to the Tax Strategies board. 4:41 PM

Daughter will be working in Canada

Our daughter is attending school in Canada and is planning to stay over the summer and work, both on and off campus. In anticipation of helping her with her Canadian and US federal taxes next year, where should I be [more]

Wed Apr 8

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katiewa replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 11:11 AM

Re: Master Bath Ideas

Check out your local Habitat for Humanity Restore for vanities, sinks, tubs, lights, etc. At ours the other day they had a big, almost new, drop-in, cast iron bathtub--for $60.

Kathleen

Tue Apr 7

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katiewa replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 12:12 PM

Re: injuries

Not a shop accident, but the story about immediately going to the ER to get a tendon repaired....

Six weeks ago my husband thought he had the flu--everyone else had it. On day 10 the physician's assistant said 10 days is enough--ran blood [more]

Sun Mar 15

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katiewa posted to the Tax Strategies board. 7:19 PM

Licensing deductible?

Over the summer of 2014, I filed the paperwork and fees to re-instate my teaching license so that I could volunteer teach a class at our local public high school during the school year 2014-2015. I will teach the same class for school year 2015-2016, [more]

Sat Feb 21

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katiewa replied to the Retirement Investing board. 2:15 PM

Re: SS & Pension as part of "cash cushion&q

One major reason for that is the very poor understanding of basic financial concepts among the American people. And a large reason for that is the very poor job our education system does in teaching in this area.

Difficult to teach [more]

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